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1. mallet

noun. ['ˈmælɪt'] a sports implement with a long handle and a head like a hammer; used in sports (polo or croquet) to hit a ball.

Synonyms

  • croquet mallet
  • polo stick
  • sports implement

Etymology

  • mallet (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Mallet

  • palate
  • hallett
  • hallet
  • gallet

Example sentences of the word mallet


1. Noun, singular or mass
Use a rubber mallet to set each stone level and flush with the top of the pool wall.

2. mallet

noun. ['ˈmælɪt'] a tool resembling a hammer but with a large head (usually wooden); used to drive wedges or ram down paving stones or for crushing or beating or flattening or smoothing.

Synonyms

  • beetle
  • hammer
  • gavel

Antonyms

  • intrusive

Etymology

  • mallet (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. mallet

noun. ['ˈmælɪt'] a light drumstick with a rounded head that is used to strike such percussion instruments as chimes, kettledrums, marimbas, glockenspiels, etc..

Synonyms

  • percussive instrument
  • hammer
  • percussion instrument

Etymology

  • mallet (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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